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Albert James BRADDISH

Regimental number280
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolHyde Street State School, Footscray, Victoria
OccupationPlate-layer, railways
Address11 Staff Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, J Braddish, 11 Staff Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in Sutton Veny Hospital, Wiltshire, England.
FateDied of disease 4 July 1919
Date of death4 July 1919
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Row M, Grave No. 3), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth BRADDISH. Born at Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2577 Pte Watson Henderson BRADDISH, 1st Division Train, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919; Cousins: 788 Pte Vernon HOLLAND, 7th Bn, killed in action, 8 May 1915; 544 Sergeant George HOLLAND MM, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, date unclear; 131 Pte Roy BURRELL MM, 31st Bn, died of disease, 30 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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